New International Version
For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person--such a person is an idolater--has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
King James Bible
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Darby Bible Translation
For this ye are [well] informed of, knowing that no fornicator, or unclean person, or person of unbridled lust, who is an idolater, has inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.
World English Bible
Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God.
Young's Literal Translation
for this ye know, that every whoremonger, or unclean, or covetous person, who is an idolater, hath no inheritance in the reign of the Christ and God.
Ephesians 5:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For this ye know - Ye must be convinced of the dangerous and ruinous tendency of such a spirit and conduct, when ye know that persons of this character can never inherit the kingdom of God. See on Ephesians 5:3 (note); and see the observations on the Greek article at the end of this epistle.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that no. See on ver.
LibraryJanuary 1. "Redeeming the Time" (Eph. v. 16).
"Redeeming the time" (Eph. v. 16). Two little words are found in the Greek version here. They are translated "ton kairon" in the revised version, "Buying up for yourselves the opportunity." The two words ton kairon mean, literally, the opportunity. They do not refer to time in general, but to a special point of time, a juncture, a crisis, a moment full of possibilities and quickly passing by, which we must seize and make the best of before it has passed away. It is intimated that there are not …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Third Sunday in Lent
Paul's Reasons for Temperance
Redeeming the Time
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
When I saw in the plunder a beautiful robe from Babylonia, two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels, I coveted them and took them. They are hidden in the ground inside my tent, with the silver underneath."
You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God.
"Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,
Jump to PreviousAssured Christ Covetous Desire Flesh Fornicator Gives Heritage Idolater Images Immoral Informed Inheritance Kingdom Lewd Others Passions Property Reign Sexually Share Sure Unbridled Unclean Way Whoremonger Words Worship
Jump to NextAssured Christ Covetous Desire Flesh Fornicator Gives Heritage Idolater Images Immoral Informed Inheritance Kingdom Lewd Others Passions Property Reign Sexually Share Sure Unbridled Unclean Way Whoremonger Words Worship
LinksEphesians 5:5 NIV
Ephesians 5:5 NLT
Ephesians 5:5 ESV
Ephesians 5:5 NASB
Ephesians 5:5 KJV
Ephesians 5:5 Bible Apps
Ephesians 5:5 Biblia Paralela
Ephesians 5:5 Chinese Bible
Ephesians 5:5 French Bible
Ephesians 5:5 German Bible
Ephesians 5:5 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.